Blátindur is a 273-meter high mountain located at the western end of Heimaey Island, offering stunning views of the Vestmannaeyjar archipelago and, on clear days, the Icelandic mainland from its summit. At its base, you’ll find the famous rock formations Elephant Head and The Fish.

From a tourist perspective, hiking Blátindur is moderately challenging. Unlike the nearby Heimaklettur, you won’t encounter steep ladders or ropes. If you are in at least good physical condition, you can manage the ascent with a bit of caution.